Kamal Sarma is one of the world’s leading experts on resilience and human connection, with a particular focus on creating resilient leaders, so they can go on to create resilient organizations. Kamal is the CEO of Rezilium, a strategic leadership development firm, specializing in the wealth management industry.
Kamal Sarma has had a unique background, training as a monk for six years in India, as well as pursuing a corporate career. Kamal has held senior executive positions in organizations, including McKinsey & Company, Eli Lilly and AMP Capital Investors. Kamal has also been the co-founder of two venture capital businesses in the IT and biotech sectors.
Kamal, in his role as director of Rezilium, has conducted leadership programs for a number of top-tier organizations, such as Google, Facebook, T Rowe Price, Bank of New York Mellon, Reserve Bank of Australia, PwC, Ernst and Young, Westpac, Commonwealth Bank and ING Global.
Kamal is the author of the international bestseller, Mental Resilience: The Power of Clarity – How to Develop the Focus of a Warrior and the Peace of a Monk. He speaks globally on resilience and leadership. Kamal’s book, The Leadership Leap: (UN) Learning How to Lead, was featured on Google Talks.
In addition to his corporate work, Kamal is a co-founder of the Institute for Mental Resilience, an organization that, amongst other activities, supports rescuing young children from sex slavery in India, Nepal and Cambodia. He was recognized for his peace work between the Chinese and Tibetans in 2008.
He is currently the Chairman of RUOK’s Think Tank and is about to release his new book, The Art of WinWin Conversations.